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  • Tom Jamieson

    The complete Series 17 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show – plus two Christmas special episodes Dead Ringers returns with more sharp, topical comedy in these eight shows, featuring all six episodes from Series 17 as well as the two 2017 Christmas specials. Impressions and caricatures are the charming courtiers of explosively satirical truth-bombs as Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson and Duncan Wisbey take on the worlds of politics and entertainment. There’s some post-election skewering for Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron; ‘Arlene from Belfast’ calls Moneybox Live for advice about her sudden windfall; and gossipy ‘Govey’...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The complete Series 18 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show – plus special episode An Alien Has Landed Dead Ringers is back with more topical comedy, political vituperation, media mauling and celebrity savaging from Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens, Lewis MacLeod, Debra Stephenson, Duncan Wisbey and Josh Berry. In the six shows from Series 18, ‘Brexit Bulldog’ David Davis decides to go back in time to 1973 and prevent Britain from joining the EEC in the first place, Joan Bakewell explains Love Island to Radio 4 listeners, and we hear the team’s unique take on the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump. There’s also a guide to the World Cup for those who hear ‘And...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show returns for a 20th series - plus 3 Christmas specials The popular topical comedy show is back with another helping of political vituperation, media mauling and celebrity savaging. Series 20 sees the team faced with the challenge of finding the comedy in Covid, as they look back at the key moments since the pandemic began. There's a special maths lesson from Matt Hancock, a fight between Good Boris and Bad Boris about when lockdown should start, and Michael Portillo grapples with wearing a mask on Great British Railway Journeys. Plus, Keir Starmer makes his Dead Ringers debut, a former Prime Minister performs in Alan Bennett's latest...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The complete 21st series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show - plus three Christmas specials The award-winning topical satire show returns with an online audience to serve up more mimicry, mockery and mordant wit. Series 21 brings us exclusive footage from Boris and Carrie's secret wedding, the truth behind the historic summit between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin and the real secret of Andy Murray's success. We hear tips from Michael Moseley on how to stay healthy in post-pandemic Britain, Liz Truss shares the details of her latest whizzo trade deals and Sir Chris Whitty reveals what it's really been like working with Boris Johnson. And as the Euros kick off,...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The complete Series 1 and 2 of the BBC Radio comedy set in an 18th century Cornish village. In the first series, Tamsyn Trelawny's band of 18th century Cornish smugglers try to outwit customs officers, a hairy folk band helps Tamsyn and the Cornish smugglers to escape the law and Tamsyn tries to keep her love-life out of the scandal rags. Also, when a new rival appears in town, Tamsyn tries to quit then, finally, Tamsyn joins customs men to stop Courageous Kate from marrying her dad. In the second series, smuggler Tamsyn Trelawny wants to win 'Peasants Personality of the Year', her head is turned by hunky new band of outlaws 'Boyz 2 Rob' and Tamsyn tries to escape from the clutches...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The complete Series 19 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show The Dead Ringers team are back for another series of the topical comedy show that will go on forever – much like the Brexit negotiations. In these six shows, the entire cast of the Tory leadership election make an appearance – even that one who no-one’s ever heard of. Plus, Theresa May brings her Withdrawal Agreement in to The Repair Shop, the Queer Eye gang give Ann Widdecombe a makeover, and British superheroes the National Treasures welcome their newest member: Lorraine Kelly. There’s terror in store as a haunted Boris Johnson meets the Mr Hyde to his Mr Hyde, Jeremy Hunt finds a way to put his...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    Seven sparkling episodes from the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show –including the General Election 2015 edition The topical impressions show returns with two more series, featuring the Boxing Day 2014 episode, a 'Review of 2014' edition and five further episodes from 2015: including the astonishingly bang-up-to-date General Election edition written within hours of the final result and broadcast the morning after. In these seven episodes, the Dead Ringers team give Crimewatch and Embarrassing Bodies some extra festive cheer; take a sneak peek at the things that will definitely happen in 2015 (how will the UKIP/Labour coalition fare?) and focus on the build-up to one of the...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    Eight episodes of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens and others, first broadcast June-July 2016 (6 episodes) and December 2016 (2...read more

  • Tom Jamieson

    The 15th series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 impressions show starring Jon Culshaw, Jan Ravens and others, plus the 2015 Christmas Special and 2016 New Year's Day Special, which is A Look Back at the Year 2020! Duration: 3 hours 10...read more